Call for Participants and Videographer: Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassador Programme

The Peace Boat “Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassador Programme” was announced at the Ocean Conference in June, 2017. To be held in collaboration with Small Island Developing States (SIDS), the programme will bring youth leaders from states on the front line of climate change and marine degradation to travel onboard Peace Boat's ship, engaging in capacity building and bringing their message to citizens and government representatives through the voyage. The youth will embark in Europe in September 2017. There, they will connect with civil society organizations and government agencies in ports visited, including in Spain, France, Portugal, the United Kingdom and Iceland. Participants will give testimony of their experiences and the impact of climate change and marine degradation on their communities, highlight the outcomes of The Ocean Conference and make a Youth Call for Action. Their voyage will end as Peace Boat docks in New York in October 2017, where the youth ambassadors will report on their efforts to both the United Nations community and the broader public.

The Peace Boat is calling for applications for the following:

  1. Participants from small island states
  2. Videographer